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Orangeville Residents Invited to the Inaugural Meeting of Council for the 2022 – 2026 Term

Posted on Tuesday, November 08, 2022 12:26 PM

The Town of Orangeville’s council meetings are set to resume on November 21, where the council-elect will be officially sworn into their new roles.

As part of this inaugural meeting, Mayor Elect Lisa Post, Deputy Mayor Elect Todd Taylor, and Councillors Elect Joe Andrews, Andy Macintosh, Tess Prendergast, Debbie Sherwood, and Rick Stevens, will be sworn in, beginning their four-years of service to the residents of Orangeville.

The meeting will be held at the Orangeville Opera House and members of...

Council Highlights - August 8, 2022

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 08:45 AM

Town’s Telecommunications System: Phil Crnko, President of Black Castle Networks, gave Council an overview of the Telecommunications Report. In 2021, the Town received a provincial modernization grant to review the telecommunications systems for current and future state needs. Black Castle Networks performed the review and identified future-ready opportunities for the Town’s infrastructure. The report detailed specific risks/deficiencies in the current state that are high priority. It also reported...

Council Highlights - July 11, 2022

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2022 09:19 AM

2022 Asset Management Plan (Core Infrastructure)  The 2022 Asset Management Plan was presented and outlined the wide range of services, including core services. The plan describes action required to manage core assets. The Town’s core assets include roads, bridges and culverts, stormwater management systems, and water and wastewater systems. The 2022 plan focuses on the 10-year period 2022 to 2031 while also providing a framework for continuous improvement in asset management practices and...

Council Highlights - June 27, 2022

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2022 09:05 AM

Rotary Park Redevelopment plan 2022 – Council approved in principle the Rotary Park Redevelopment Plan by GSP Group. Council directed staff to work in partnership with the Orangeville Rotary Club to begin planning the new proposed playground and to report back to Council during the 2023 budget process on final layouts and budget impacts.

2022 community grants update – Council approved the 2022 Community Grants update and approved distribution of $17,000 in budgeted funds.


Strategic plan –...

Council Highlights - May 16, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 09:16 AM

FCM funding for women in leadership – Council approved that The Town apply to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for a Canadian Women in Local Leadership grant to increase the participation of women, and particularly women with intersectional identities, in elections for Town Council.  Also, as a partner the Canadian Federation of University Women provides the resources to complete the application and the proposed program.

 Opening of College Avenue to connect with Hansen Boulevard...

Council Highlights - April 25, 2022

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 02:08 PM

Orangeville Transit – Council received and approved the report on the Orangeville Transit route design. Council agreed to redirect the approved 2021 capital funds, set aside for two new 30-foot low floor accessible buses, to purchase two new accessible mini-buses to offer a hybrid of fixed and on-demand service. This concept balances a fixed route and consistent transit service for the majority of the Town, with a limited access to service the more distant areas where transit demands are lower.


Council Highlights - April 11, 2022

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 02:06 PM

Dufferin County Multicultural Foundation – Council approved a request to have the Town become a member of the Dufferin County Multicultural Foundation, and that June 27, 2022 be proclaimed as Multicultural Day and that the proclamation be accompanied by a flag-raising ceremony.

Traffic restrictions from Third Street on to Broadway – Council approved an amendment to the traffic by-law, implementing traffic restrictions on Third Street at Broadway. Left turn will be prohibited on to Broadway...

Council Highlights - March 21, 2022

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2022 09:58 AM

Mandatory face coverings (COVID mask restrictions) – Council repealed the by-law requiring face coverings in public, in keeping with provincial mask mandates.

Outdoor boulevard cafes – Council amended by-laws for the outdoor boulevard café and the display of merchandise for the period of April 1 to November 30, 2022, to align with the extensions approved in 2020 and 2021. Throughout the 2022 season, staff will monitor and evaluate the impact of extended locations on downtown parking and report to...

Council Highlights - March 7, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 09:55 AM

Vehicle for Hire by-law – Council held a public meeting to provide an overview of the proposed Vehicle for Hire by-law. The by-law strives to level the playing field amongst transportation services, such as taxis, limousines, and transportation network companies (TNCs) to establish general licensing provisions that can be applied to other licence types such as tow trucks, to establish a standardized hearing process regarding the refusal and revocation of a licence, and include relevant legislation...

Council Highlights - February 28, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, March 08, 2022 09:52 AM

COVID-19 Emergency Order lifted – The Town declared an emergency on March 20, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, following the provincial declaration three days earlier. Council directed Town staff to issue a press release to advise of the lifting of the Emergency Order, effective March 1, 2022.

Provincial funding for storm and wastewater infrastructure – After receiving a report on provincial funding for storm and wastewater infrastructure, a by-law was passed authorizing the execution of...

Council Highlights - February 14, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 09:50 AM

Electric vehicle charging stations – Council approved a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Dufferin for the provision of an EV station, with two units, at the Alder Recreation Centre parking lot.

Sign variance denied – Council denied a variance to the sign by-law to permit an additional ground sign at the Orangeville Mall at 150 First Street.

Future crisis care bed facility – Orangeville Council has supported the recommendations of the Town’s Men’s Homelessness Committee for...

Council Highlights - January 10, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 08:09 AM

ORDC sells land in Brampton – The Town, as owner of all of the shares of Orangeville Railway Development Corporation (ORDC), confirmed the sale of ORDC lands in Brampton to the City of Brampton for a sale price of $24.5 million and directed the issuance of the tabled press release.

Development of 82, 86-90 Broadway Council received a report regarding the development of 82, 86-90 Broadway, and directed staff to bring forward recommendations on or before June 2022 on options for the next steps for...